We’re passionate, professional, and purpose-driven. We're dedicated to our work, the agency, our clients, and each other. Being a part of this international powerhouse agency will connect you to a roster of distinguished hotels, resorts, restaurants, real estate projects, and destinations across the globe, elevating your career (and your frequent flier status). At J Public Relations, we’re incredibly intentional about our company culture and are proud to have been recognized most recently by PR News Best Places to Work, New York Observer PR Power 50, PR Couture Spotlight Agency of the Year, and Crain’s Best Places to Work (to name a few). We believe in a work-life blend, where you'll be empowered to continue learning and growing through mentorship, trainings and retreats, along with a connected company culture.
Who are you?
Creative, collaborative, connected. You strive to be your best, and help others be their best. You’re driven, savvy, and solution-oriented. Motivated and passionate, our teams continue to find ways to ideate and innovate, bringing client service to a whole new level. If this sounds like you, then please read on!
The student internship program is a virtual learning and mentorship experience at JPR. The candidate knows the PR and social basics but is eager to jump start their career & is planning ahead for their future. The student program provides an integrated learning & training experience and allows the student to be immersed in the fast-paced industry that is PR/social media through virtual interaction with staff, clients, and media. A student will dig into the basics and beginnings of Public Relations and Social Media. Exposure to creative writing, PR and social strategy, research, media engagement, influencer relations, client brainstorming, community management, and learning to collaborate & network with professional individuals. This experience requires reliability and a passion for travel, hospitality, lifestyle, media and trends.
Duties and Responsibilities
Assist in research on upcoming trends, articles & social media relating to the PR industry & clients
Assist with reporting & gathering information to develop efficient pitches
Assist with writing press materials: for example: fact sheets, media lists, press releases, newsletters, bios/backgrounders
Assist in brainstorming & planning sessions/story angles & partnerships
Assist with data input for weekly reporting/client updates
Learn and demonstrate basic understanding of Barcelona Principles scoring with oversight from team members
Learn and navigate Cision for development of quality media lists
Learn and navigate Cision dashboards for reporting and share of voice analysis
Learn and gain a basic understanding of Fohr for influencer analysis
Provide administrative assistance with media and influencer relations (writing, research, backgrounders)
Research and pull imagery requests and photo needs, content calendar requests, and influencer relations information
Research models/influencers for content shoots
Assist with the digital filing within content archives for each client
Source UGC for mockups during the community management process
Ability to perform other tasks or projects assigned by manager and account team members
Learn time management tip + tricks
Gain front row access to PR and social strategy
Engage with the industry leaders & award-winning company culture
Learn to collaborate & network with teams/professional individuals
Build portfolio & resume
Perfect your communication skills (industry emails/phone skills)
College student with a concentration in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Digital Marketing, Journalism or similar study
Previous intern experience is beneficial but not required
Proficiency in computer programs
Word, PowerPoint and Excel in a Microsoft Windows environment
Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, Slides)
Self-starter, ability to work independently in a virtual environment
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong organizational skills
Must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
Experience with AP writing style
Social media knowledge
Must be able to commit to a weekly schedule (between 16-24 hours per week)
Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY J Public Relations strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.
HIRING PRACTICES The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
J Public Relations recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. J Public Relations may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms
About J Public Relations
Who are we?
We’re passionate, professional, and purpose-driven. We're dedicated to our work, the agency, our clients, and each other. Being a part of this international powerhouse agency will connect you to a roster of distinguished hotels, resorts, restaurants, real estate projects, and destinations across the globe, elevating your career (and your frequent flier status). At J Public Relations, we’re incredibly intentional about our company culture and are proud to have been recognized most recently by PR News Best Places to Work, New York Observer PR Power 50 and PR Couture Spotlight Agency of the Year (to name a few). We believe in a work-life blend, where you'll be empowered to continue learning and growing through mentorship, trainings and retreats, along with a connected company culture.